MS Excel: COUNTBLANK Function (WS)
In Microsoft Excel, the COUNTBLANK function counts the number of empty cells in a range.
The syntax for the COUNTBLANK function is:
COUNTBLANK( range )
range is the range of cells to count empty cells.
- Excel 2013, Excel 2011 for Mac, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000
Type of Function
- Worksheet function (WS)
Worksheet Function Example
Let's take a look at an example to see how you would use the COUNTBLANK function in a worksheet:
Based on the Excel spreadsheet above, the COUNTBLANK function would return the following:
|=COUNTBLANK(A1:A4)||would return 1|
|=COUNTBLANK(A1:A6)||would return 3|
|=COUNTBLANK(A1:B4)||would return 3|